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The following is a list of wooden boat restoration experience of Don Danenberg  

1971-1976    Newport, RI  
1940  Comet  14' sloop

Strip, reef and recaulk hull. Canvas deck. Paint and varnish.                                                     

1965   Piver Trimaran  25'  Strip entire vessel. Repairs to stem and keel.  
1968  Valiant 40' sloop  Bleach and oil teak decks. Strip and varnish  toerail  and house trim.  
Various marine yard jobs Strip and varnish trim,etc.Wash hulls and decks,etc. Sand and paint bottoms, etc. Clean paint bilges,etc.  
32' one-tonner to 82'  'M' class sloop                 Deck hand on 14 deliveries  from Newport, RI to Norfolk, VA , Ft. Lauderdale, FL , Nassau, Bahamas, St. Thomas VI , and back.  

1978-1980  Newport, RI

Deck hand and Operator -Block Island Pilot boats.  

1980-1981  Nassau Bahamas 

58' LOD Director ketch  Private yacht captain with constant upkeep. Varnish  trim, glosscoats hull and deck. non-skid decks,etc.  

1981-1984   Ft Lauderdale FL  

1947 68' LOD ColinArcher ketch   
Restoration director 
crew of 7 for 2-1/2 years 
Replace 14 frame sections. 20 new planks. Fair hull Imron paint. Strip and refinish teak deck houses inside and out. Gut and reinstall interior cabinetry and systems. Install new GM 671 diesel main and 6.5 KW diesel generator, design and install new stainless steel fuel line plumbing and exhaust systems for both. Rebuild and reinstall hydraulic windlass and plumbing. Rebuild and reinstall  three (yes,3) helm stations, interconnected with 1-1/4 monel shafts and pillowblock bearings with  five horsepower autopilot. Route and recaulk teak deck. Replating of 410 pieces chrome hardware.  

1982-1983   Norfolk  VA

1913  117'  LOA  Stowe &  Stowe  ketch  Directed students of Norfolk School of Boatbuilding in time consuming projects such as setup of extensive scaffolding and support structures. Stripping 1-1/4 tons of copper sheathing from hull. Stripping topsides paint. Debunging ,removal and cataloging for re-installation of entire teak deck. Removal and refastening of mast sail tracks. Fabrication of specialty hand tools. Disassembly cataloging and storage of interior cabinetry.  

1984-1985  Grand Haven  MI  

1954  Century  18' Refasten, refinish bottom. Strip, refinish topsides, deck and interior. Engine and running gear installations.  
1953  Chris-Craft  SS  21' Replace plywood foredeck and recanvas entire deck. Refinish topsides and deck.  
Kenworth pickup truck Not a wooden boat but very good experience in  mechanical installations and fabrication. Frame-up fabrication of show vehicle for car shows and parades.    
1985-1990      Bristol    RI  Five year lease of first floor of South building- 30 Burnside St.-Herreshoff  Marine Museum complex.
1957  Beetle Cat  New laminated frames. New stem, skeg & sternpost. Refasten hull and deck, reef and recaulk hull and deck. Canvas deck. New Cockpit coaming.  Paint and varnish. 
1959  Beetle Cat   Refasten, reef and recaulk hull and deck. Canvas deck. Paint and varnish.  
1929 Chris Craft Cadet 22'   Refasten, fair hull and deck. Engine and running gear installations.  
1937 Chris Craft  17' U Deck repairs. Refinish hull and deck. Engine and running gear installations.  
1957 Chris Craft  17' U  Frame repairs. Refasten, refinish bottom. Topsides, deck plank repairs. Strip, fair, refinish topsides, deck and interior. Engine and running gear installations.  

The following 6 are not wooden boats but marine installations nonetheless.  

1987  Blount Marine  200' 
'Spirit of New York'
Fabrication and installation of  five (5) carved glass panels (18-22 sq/ft each)  
1988  Blount Marine  200' 
'Spirit of  Chicago'   
Fabrication and installation of  five (5) carved glass panels (22-36 sq/ft each)  
1988  Blount Marine  200'   
'Spirit of  Norfolk' 
Fabrication and shipping of one (1) carved glass panels  (24 sq/ft)  
1989  Blount Marine  200' 
'Spirit of Philadelphia' 
Fabrication and shipping of seven (7) carved glass panels (12-30 sq/ft each)  
1989  Blount Marine  200' 
'Spirit of Los Angeles'
Fabrication and shipping of seven (7) carved glass panels  (12-30 sq/ft each)  
1990  Blount Marine  200' 
'Spirit of Boston'  
Fabrication (MI) and shipping of seven (7) carved glass panels (12-30 sq/ft each)  

1988-1990  Grand Haven  MI   

1921  54' LOD  William Hand schooner  Fabrication and installation of  30% double sawn schooner frames,100% new sheer and shelf clamps, 100% new deck beams, carlins & partners, 80% new 8/4 planking, installing ballast pig, much more.
1936  Catboat  25' Replacement 8 steam bent frames fwd. Fabrication and replacement port and starboard garboards.  

1990-1991  Maui  HI   

198?  Trimaran   40'  Fabrication and installation of  five (5) new lower bulkheads. All new bilge stringers. Installation of new diesel engine, systems and running gear. WEST system lamination of  hull repair (12'x32')  
1985 Fishing boat 32' Fabrication of all new covering boards. Installation of new engine bedlogs and motor mounts. Diesel engine conversion and installation.  
1986  Post Sportfish  50' Diesel generator and systems installation. Install new cabin overhead fabric. Fabricate new cabinet facings and doors. Strip and varnish exterior teak trim. 

1991-1996  Grand Haven  MI  

1940  Garwood  18' U    New stem, gripe, chines. All new bottom planks. Six (6) new topsides planks. Fair, stain, varnish.Engine and running gear installations. (ACBS-93 points)  
1937  Garwood  24'  U All new stem, gripe, keel, chines. All new bottom, topsides & deck frames. All new bottom, topsides,  deck & interior planks. Fair, stain, varnish. Engine, hardware and running gear installations. Gold leaf name and numbers. (ACBS-97 points, 26  awards)  
1932  Chris Craft  24' triple All new stem, gripe, keel, chines. All new bottom & deck frames. All new bottom, topsides &  deck planks.  
1949  Chris Craft  22' U  All new stem, gripe, keel, chines. All new bottom, topsides & deck frames. All new bottom, topsides & deck planks.
1955  Chris Craft  SS  22'  Five new frames. Eight new planks. Primer and paint.  
1961  Chris Craft  SS  23'  Four new frames. Four new planks.
1950  Chris Craft  17'  Deluxe  New stem, gripe, keel & chines. New transom frames. All new bottom, topsides & deck planks. Fair, stain, varnish.  

1954  MacBay   12-1/2'

Hull repairs. All new transom. All new deck planks. Fair, stain, varnish, paint, upholstery. Engine and hardware installations.  
1955  Wagemaker  14'    Hull repairs, New deck.
1954  Wagemaker  16' Hull repairs. Conversion to inboard. New keel.  All new bottom frames
1936  Crandall 15' step hydro Loft and pattern from offsets.  

1992-1996  Holland  &   Saugatuck   MI  As subcontractor for Macatawa Bay Boatworks  

1964 Chris Craft  19' SS   Fair in bottom frames. New inner bottom. Install bottom planks. New transom, aft deck and foredeck planks. Steam new rubrails.  
1939 Chris Craft  19' BB  New chine. New bottom, transom & deck frames. New bottom planks. All new topsides planks. All new deck planks.  
1941 Chris Craft  17' BB Chine repairs. New bottom frames. New bottom planks. New covering boards. All new deck planks.  
1930 Chris Craft  17'  RA  New keel, stem, gripe. All new bottom and topsides  frames. New deckbeams. All new bottom, topsides and deck planks. Fair, stain, seal.  
1955 Chris Craft 18' Cobra   New inner and outer bottom planks.  
1954 Century  18'  U  New gripe. New garboard planks.  
1952  Century  21' U Plank repairs. Fair, paint.  
1938  Chris Craft  19' Sp   All new topsides planks.
1962  Chris Craft  28' U  New cabin sole.  
1927  Old town canoe   New stem.  
Macatawa Bay Boatworks
2-94  -  7-94 
General contractor on rebuilding of 8000 sq/ft Boat restoration shop and offices.  
1938  Century  18'   New keel, stem, gripe. All new bottom frames. All new topsides, deck planks.  
1947 Chris Craft  22' U New bottom frames.  
1963 Lyman  25'  10 steambent frames. 20 bottom & topsides planks. All new deck. New wood windshield. All new steambent Oak rubrails. All new cabin sole and  bulkheads. All new interior furniture and ceiling  planks.
1955 Chris Craft 30' SSk Replace 60 steambent frames.30 new bottom planks.  
1956 Chris Craft 21' Con  New shear planks.
1948 Chris Craft  22' U New keel, stem, gripe. All new bottom, topsides, deck frames. All new bottom, topsides, deck planks.  
1965  Century  18'  U   Bottom frame and plank repairs. New transom  planks. Install engine and running gear. New wiring.
1949 Chris Craft  17'  U Refasten bottom frames, chines. New keel, stem gripe. New chinestrake planks.  
1948  Chris Craft  22'  U  New topsides plank.
1929 Chris Craft  28'  RA  Topsides plank repairs.
1965  Century  20'  U Bottom frame repairs. Running gear installation
1950 Chris Craft  19'  RR  Carburetor and waterpump repairs.
1942  Hacker  22'  U  New floor frames & floorboards. Running gear and hardware installation.  
1948 Chris Craft  17'  U Final varnish, deck and interior.
1948  Century  18' U    Upholstery repairs.
1930 Old town canoe    Fair and paint hull.
1954 Chris Craft  20'  H  Install running gear and hardware. New windshield. New wiring.
1937 Chris Craft  19'  RA Install fwd engine rm bulkhead. Install, align engine and running gear. Varnish repairs.  
1948 Chris Craft  17'  U Deck plank repairs. Fair in deck.  
1952  Century  18'  U  Repair transon frames. New transom planks.  
1947 Chris Craft  17'  D   Mill new ceiling planks.
1947 Greavette  22'  U  Replace 50 steambent Oak frames. All new inner and outer bottom planks.
1949  Chris Craft  19' RR  Remove engine, running gear. Flip over. Bottom removal. Frame repair.  
1955  Dunphy  16'  OB  Deck repairs. Engine installation.  
1952  Century  18'  U  Topsides and deck frame repairs. All new topsides planks. New transom planks.  
1957 Chris Craft  17'  U Stem, gripe repairs.
1940 Chris Craft  17'  BB Bottom frame repairs. New bottom, topsides planks. All new deck planks.  
1947  Century  19'  U   New keel. New bottom frames. Chine repairs.  New transom planks.  
1952  Chris Craft  22'  U 2 new bottom planks.  
1955  Dumphy  18'  X-55  New keel. New bottom frames. New plywood bottom.
1936  Chris Craft  16'  RA Chine and bottom frame repairs.  
1954  Chris Craft  20'  Cp Plank repairs.  
1947 Chris Craft  18'  U Frame and plank repairs.  
1940 Chris Craft  19'  BB All new keel, stem, gripe, chines. All new bottom,  topsides, deck frames. All new bottom, topsides,deck planks.  

1996-1998   As  Timepiece  Marine - 2 crew  

1904 Western Gas Runabout  All new steambent frames. New gripe. Rebuild keel. All new deck. Rebuild  interior.  Paint and varnish. (ACBS-99 pts. 3 shows-4 awards).  
1957 Chris Craft  17'  U  Keel and chine repairs. New bottom frames. All new bottom planks. Engine and running gear installations.  
1963 Chris Craft  18'  SS  Keel and chine repairs. New bottom frames. All new bottom planks. New deck planks.  New deck vinyl and upholstery. Engine and running gear installations.  
1964 Chris Craft  23'  SSk  New gripe. 8 New steambent frames. New garboard planks. 4 new topsides planks.  
1954  Lyman   18'  U New stem knee. new fwd garboard planks.
1947  Chris Craft  17' U   New keel.
1941 Chris Craft  19'  BB  All new stem, gripe, keel, chines. All new bottom, topsides, deck frames. All new bottom, topsides, deck planks. Fair, stain, seal
1951 Chris Craft  19'  H     New stem and chine. Keel repairs. New bottom frames. All new bottom planks. All new topsides planks. New deck planks, ceiling planks, fair, stain, seal, varnish.  
1939 GarWood  24'  U All new stem, gripe, keel, chines. All new bottom, topsides, deck frames. All new bottom planks. All new topsides, deck planks. 
1936 Chris Craft  19'  RA  All new deckbeams. New topsides planks, all new deck planks, fair, stain, seal, varnish.
1960 Chris Craft  18'  Sk  New chines. All new bottom frames. All new bottom planks. All new topsides planks. All new deck planks. Fair, stain, seal, varnish.  
1962 Chris Craft  23'  SSk Deck repairs. New deck vinyl. Refinish all deck varnish. Prep and Paint hull.  
1965 Chris Craft 35'  SSk   Replace 8 steam bent frames. Replace 15 planks.  

1998-2000 Manistee 2 crew  

1951 Chris Craft 19 H Fair stain and seal, all new interior furniture, varnish and hardware assembly.
1963 Chris Craft 23 CV  Frame repairs, All new bottom planks.
1957 Chris Craft 17 U  Frame repairs, All new bottom planks
1912 Fay and Bowen 27  New keel, skeg and stem, 70 steambent frames, 40 new planks, new decks and coamings, fair, stain, varnish, all new interior furniture.  
1957 Century 17 R  Frame repairs, All new bottom planks
1957 Century 21 C All new keel, gripe, stem, all new frames, All new topsides and deck planks, fair.  
1946 Chris Craft 25 S   Replank topsides.  
1960 Chris Craft 17 S New deck planks, fair, stain, varnish.  

Salt Lake, Utah assisting crew of 3

1925 Consolidated 27  All new keel, stem, gripe, skeg, all new steambent frames.                                            
1956 Chris Craft 18 U  New keel, frame repair. New bottom planks.
1967 Chris Craft 17 CV  New keel, frame repair. New bottom planks.
1950 Chris Craft 18 R   New bottom frames, New bottom planks.
1968 Century 19 U  New sheer shelfs, keel and chine replacement.
1963 Lyman 30 U 

New keel and stringer. All new bent frames . All new bottom planking.

2000-2004 Stronach 3 man crew

1963 Chris Craft 23 SS 

New interior furniture, fair, paint hull, varnish hardware installations.

1915 Consolidated 20  

All new steambent frames, new bottom planks. All new Teak decks, house and interior furniture. Fair varnish, fit to completion.

1950 Chris Craft 17 D 

All new keel, gripe, stem, all new bottom frames, all  new bottom planks. All new topsides planks, fair varnish, fit to completion.                                                   

1950 Century 20 SM   

New keel, new frames, all new bottom planks. All new topsides and deck planks, fair, varnish, fit to completion.

1946 Chris Craft 20 C    

All new keel, gripe, stem, all new frames. All new planks topsides and deck, fair.                                                   

1955 Chris Craft 18 U  Frame replacement, repairs, new stem, gripe and chines. New bottom planks.
1958 Century 16 R New keel, chines, all new bottom frames. All new bottom planks. 
1930 Gar Wood 28 R

Frame replacement, repair. New stem, gripe, keel chine sections. All new bottom planks, New covering boards, fair, varnish, fit to completion.

1951 Chris-Craft  R 

Frame repairs, new bottom, topsides, and deck planking. Fair, stain seal, varnish, upholstery. Fit to completion.

1939 24 Chris-Craft U

Total frame replacement, new bottom, topsides, and deck planking. All new interior furniture .

1938 18 Chris-Craft  R

Total bottom frame replacement, new bottom   planking. New interior furniture, upholstery .

1947 22 Chris-Craft U 

Total bottom frame replacement, new bottom and transom planking, topsides plank repairs .

1951 27 Greavette R 

Total bottom frame replacement, new bottom and transom planking. Topsides and deck replanking.

1954 21 Chris-Craft R  Deck and hatch repairs, new windshield, varnish .
1954 18 Chris-Craft U  New motor-box .
1941 19 Chris-Craft R 

All new bottom framing, new bottom, topsides, and deck planking.                                                     

1940 26 Lyman Commuter 

New bottom framework and planking. All new house and hardtop construction. Interior furniture   repairs. New deck planking.

 

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